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November 26, 2017

Have you ever heard of  Mung Bean? Green Mung Beans (Vigna radiata) are an ancient superfood from Asia that are low in fat and calories, yet packed with protein, fiber and essential micronutrients. 

Studies reveal that mung beans contain anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic, antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, consumption of this mighty bean is essential for optimal detoxification process. According to Aurvedic studies, Green Mung Beans are considered to be "sattvic" - a heavenly good food that is a key to a vibrant, long and healthy life.

Lets take a look at its nutrient content. One cup of cooked mung beans contains about:

210 calories

40g of Carbohydrates

15g of Fiber

14g of Protein

Less than 1g of Fat

Most importantly, it is a plentiful source of essential vitamins and minerals.

One cup of cooked Green Mung Beans provides  80% daily value (DV) of Folate (active component in DNA synthesis, i.e. new cell growth), over 20% DV of Thiamin (aids in en...

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